Irrepressible, coyote-shifting Mercy Thompson is back and her life is changing in some good ways and a few bad ways. Silver Borne
, Patricia Briggs's fifth book in this dark fantasy series, finds Mercy struggling to adjust to her new mate bond with Adam, the Alpha of the local werewolf pack, while trying to find a missing friend and protect a fae relic that will cause havoc if an evil fae queen gets her hands on it. If this wasn't enough trouble, Mercy's roommate Samuel is struggling with some major issues and Adam wants her to move into his house. Can't a girl catch a break?
Briggs's ability to keep Mercy's story interesting and fresh is unparalleled. Not only is each story unique, but the characters evolve and change along the way. She is truly a master of the urban fantasy genre.